Create a Warm Modern Home

Modern needn’t mean cold. This Florida beach house whispers relaxed, contemporary charm.

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Warm Modern Kitchen
Photographer: Francesco Lagnese

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With just the right balance of elegance and comfort, the house is formal enough for entertaining but casual enough for bathing suits and bare feet. “It’s not what you’d immediately expect from a beach house,” Russell says. “But it’s very welcoming and comfortable and restful.”

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Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.